Welcome Center

Central contact and service point for prospective students and university applicants

The Welcome Center of the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz acts as a first central contact and service point for prospective students and university applicants.

The Welcome Center helps to provide optimal conditions for studying at KUG, relieves other administrative bodies of KUG and ensures that teachers and students can focus on their artistic process from the beginning.

Moreover, the Welcome Center is editing the homepage (section "Studying"), and is responsible for the further development of adequate student recruiting/marketing.

Team of the Welcome Center

Contact

WELCOME CENTER
Lichtenfelsgasse 21/ground floor
8010 Graz

+43 316 389 1230
welcome(at)kug.ac.at

How to find us

 

Opening hours

MO - FR: 09:00 - 12:00 Uhr
DO: 14:00 - 15:30 Uhr 

Personal consultation only by appointment!

COVID-19 UPDATE

Information regarding current COVID-19 measures at KUG can be found here
Stay healthy!

Our information services

The team of the Welcome Center provides information on the following topics and offers further contact options:

  • Fields of study and admission requirements
  • Dates and deadlines
  • Living and studying in Graz/Oberschützen
  • Study-related costs
  • Language courses
  • Entry to and stay in Austria, registration system
  • Insurance
  • Handling studies and specific circumstances
  • And much more

The team of the Welcome Center is represented throughout Austria with an information desk at several information fairs and will inform you about the fields of study as well as about the respective admission requirements. Interested persons will receive information and advice and there will also be extensive information material available.

In addition, the team of the Welcome Center is pleased to participate in information events in schools on request, in order to inform pupils about the possibilities of studying at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz.

Overview

Here you can find an overview about the information fairs, where the KUG is/was represented (the exact dates are mentioned on the respective website):

The next Open House Day will take place on Thursday, 13 April 2023! 

Further information about Open House Day >>>

| Foto: © Clemens Nestroy

Depending on the desired field of study, it is advisable to contact the teacher with whom you would like to study before you apply online for the entrance exam.

The platform Guest Audition provides information on the contact details of teachers of the main artistic subjects of KUG. It also serves as an information platform concerning the consultation options of teachers of your choice before the entrance exams, if applicable.

 

The service "KUG-Student4OneDay" allows you to get a taste of being a student of KUG for one day before you take an entrance exam and/or you do the enrolment. In a relaxed atmosphere, you can ask all your questions, get an insight into the life of a student and get in touch with prospective fellow students and possibly members of KUG. Thus, you will get a helpful impression of studying at our university.

Accompanied by a student of KUG, you can get a taste of being a student of KUG for one day e.g. by exploring the campus, leisure facilities and learning places around the campus. Thus, you can get an insight into the life of a student.

Further information can be found here.

Initial admission / Enrolment at KUG

If you want to enrol to the University of Music and Performing Arts (KUG) after passing the entrance exam, please carry out the enrolment in due time via e-mail to Registrar's Office: studienabteilung(at)kug.ac.at!

IMPORTANT: See also "First steps to becoming a student"!

Stress-free admission

 

>>> Here you can find further information on admission as well as a step by step video, which will explain you how to carry out the initial admission at KUG completely properly and stress-free.

Consultationon on schools & KUG Backstage

The service "KUG Backstage" serves to guide school classes (and interested groups) through the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz. In addition, the team of the Welcome Center is available on request for consultations directly in schools.

Enquiries/registrations are always possible!

KUG on educational institutions

In order to be able to inform pupils about the fields of study and the respective admission requirements at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, the advisory team of the Welcome Center is pleased to be available locally at schools and educational institutions with an information stand and/or a short presentation.

Please send invitations and appointment requests via e-mail.

KUG Backstage

"KUG Backstage" (on-site visits at KUG) - our service for educational institutions and multipliers - provides customized and individual programmes such as campus tours through the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz or short visits at institutes.

In order to create an appropriate programme for your visit at KUG, we kindly ask for an early appointment request (please at least 3 weeks before the desired date) and the announcement of the approximate participants-number (and optionally the desired degree programme and the time slot) via e- mail. Afterwards we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

YES, the Welcome Center is a first central information and service point at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz and therefore it offers basic information - please mind, that it is not possible to provide detailed information on specific topics relating to other departments.

The following fields of duties are not performed by the Welcome Center:

  • Intervening against the decisions of the authorities (but the Welcome Center will provide adequate information for your consultation with the authorities)
  • Formal examination of your documents for your application or checking, if they are complete (area of ​​competence: Registrar´s Office, Dean of Studies)
  • Information about your results of the entrance exam (area of competence: Registrar´s Office)
  • Specific individual advice for enrolled students of the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz regarding their application for courses with reference to their curricula (area of responsibility: ÖH-KUG)
  • Guaranteeing that you will receive grants, allowances, others (but the Welcome Center will provide important information about grants, allowances, others)
  • Doing applications or taking the responsibility for something in your stead
  • Issuing any necessary confirmations, notices etc. (area of ​​competence: Registrar´s Office)
  • Offering or guaranteeing that you will receive an accommodation (but the Welcome Center provides adequate information about the possibilities)
  • Counseling, which is in the field of the competence of the Psychological Student Counseling Service (psychosocial concerns)
  • Offering or guaranteeing that you will receive a place in a child care center or similar (but the Welcome Center provides information about further contact possibilities)
  • The Welcome Center is also no first contact point for exchange students or persons, who are interested in an exchange programme (area of ​​responsibility: International Office) or in a short term visit at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (responsibility: respective institute or respective project management).
  • The Welcome Center is no first contact point for new employees at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (only for prospective students and university applicants).
  • The Welcome Center is no service contact point for already enrolled students - only for prospective students and university applicants (responsibility: ÖH-KUG).

News

Important dates | Preview

 

20 September 2022: Welcome Information Day

13 - 15 October 2022: BeSt3 Klagenfurt

21 October 2022: Check your future Leibnitz

30 November - 2 December 2022: BeSt3 Innsbruck

13 February 2023: FEM IN TECH Infotag

2 - 5 March 2023: BeSt3 Wien

19 - 21 October 2023: BeSt3 Graz

 

Further dates will be published in time.

 

Please mind: Consultations in schools will not be published here.

Tip!

All current information and photos of our events can be found on our Facebook page.

Review

 

21 April 2022: Online Open House Day

3 - 6 March 2022: BeSt Wien

> not attending

14 February 2022: Maturant*innenberatung (online)

14 February 2022: Info day FEM IN TECH (online)

7 - 18 February 2022: IBOBB-Café "Studieren im Zentrum" (Instagram event)

20 - 23 January 2022: BeSt Salzburg

> CANCELLED due to COVID-19

 

14 - 16 October 2021: BeSt Graz

21 September 2021: Welcome Information Day (online)

8 April 2021: Open House Day of the University of Graz, the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz and the Graz University of Technology at KUG (online) 

5 - 8 March 2021: BeSt Wien (online)

8 February 2021: FIT Information Day (online)

13 January 2021: IBOBB café "Studieren im Zentrum" (online)

 

2 - 4 December 2020: BeSt Innsbruck 

> CANCELLED due to COVID-19

17 November 2020: Education Fair BSZ Hartberg (online)

8 October 2020: check-it-out - 1. Virtual Education Fair Vroalberg (online)

1 - 3 October 2020: BeSt Klagenfurt 

> CANCELLED due to COVID-19

22 September 2020: Welcome Information Day (online)

16 April 2020: Open House Day of the University of Graz, the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz and the Graz University of Technology at KUG

> CANCELLED due to COVID-19

5 - 8 March 2020: BeSt Wien (city hall of Vienna)

10 February 2020: FIT Information Day (TU Graz)

22 January 2020: IBOBB café "Studieren im Zentrum" (IBOBB-space, Keesgasse 6, 8010 Graz)

 

17 - 19 October 2019: BeSt Graz (exhibition hall of Graz)

24 September 2019: Welcome Information Day for all freshmen of KUG

25 April 2019: Open House Day of the University of Graz, the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz and the Graz University of Technology at KUG

15 March 2019: Open House Day of the University College of Teacher Education Styria ("PHSt")

7 - 10 March 2019:  BeSt Wien (city hall of Vienna)

4 March 2019: IBOBB fair 2019 (PHSt)

11 February 2019:  FIT Information Day (FH Campus 02)

30 January 2019: IBOBB café "Studieren im Zentrum" (IBOBB-space, Keesgasse 6, 8010 Graz)

 

5 - 7 December 2018: BeSt Innsbruck (exhibition hall of Innsbruck) 

9 - 10 November 2018: "Hartberger Bildungsmesse" (Hartberg-Hall)

18 - 20 October 2018: SBim Graz (exhibition hall of Graz)

11 October 2018: check-it-out "Vorarlberger Bildungstag" (FH Vorarlberg)

11 - 13 October 2018: BeSt Klagenfurt (exhibition hall of Klagenfurt)

18 September 2018: Welcome Information Day for all freshmen of KUG

5 April 2018: Open House Day of the University of Graz, the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz and the Graz University of Technology at KUG

16 March 2018: Open House Day of the University College of Teacher Education Styria ("PHSt")

5 March 2018: IBOBB-fair 2018 (Steiermarkhof, Krottendorferstrasse 81, 8052 Graz)

1 - 4 March 2018: BeSt Wien (city hall of Vienna)

7 February 2018: IBOBB-Event "Unis im Zentrum - der erste Schritt zum Studium" (IBOBB Space, Keesgasse 6, 8010 Graz)

 

23 - 26 November 2017: BeSt Salzburg (exhibition hall of Salzburg) 

10 - 11 November 2017: "Hartberger Bildungsmesse" (Hartberg-Hall)

19 - 21 October 2017: BeSt Graz (exhibition hall of Graz)

12 October 2017: check-it-out "Vorarlberger Bildungstag" (FH Vorarlberg)

19 September 2017: Welcome Information Day for all freshmen of KUG

20 April 2017: Open House Day of the 4 Universities of Graz at KUG

5 April 2017: "BildungsBIM" of the city of Graz

17 March 2017: Open House Day of the University College of Teacher Education Styria ("PHSt")

2 - 5 March 2017: BeSt Wien (city hall of Vienna)

 

24 - 26 November 2016: BeSt Klagenfurt (exhibition hall of Klagenfurt)

19 - 21 October 2016: BeSt Innsbruck (exhibition hall of Innsbruck)

12 - 15 October 2016: "Messe Jugend & Beruf Wels" (exhibition hall of Wels)

6 October 2016: check-it-out "Vorarlberger Bildungstag" (FH Vorarlberg)

27 September 2016: Welcome Information Day for all freshmen of KUG

17 September 2016: Event "#talente" (festival hall St. Pölten)

11 March 2016: Open House Day of the University College of Teacher Education Styria ("PHSt")

3 - 6 March 2016: BeSt Wien (city hall of Vienna)

On 15 November 2016 the official opening of the Welcome Center took place in form of an open day for all KUG members. The now complete team lead by Eva Calvi-Fuchs is delighted to be available for enquiries about planning and beginning your studies at KUG!

In addition, the Welcome Center has been a guest at the AirCampus (former Webradio) of the four universities of Graz. Here you can listen to the audio file (German language only! See "Willkommen an der KUG" on 28.11.2016). 

Any questions or comments? This page is edited by the Welcome Center of the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz.